Findings of a new study suggest more research needs to be done to identify the major factors contributing to the rate of cognitive decline associated with aging.
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Sleep deprivation doesn't just alter brain activity, it also changes the connection between neurons. Both changes have a significant effect on working memory and cognitive performance.
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Regardless of how harmonious a relationship is, married people appear to be better able to control their blood sugar levels.
Using advanced neuroimaging techniques, researchers discovered distant brain regions oscillate together in time.
A switch of perceived ratio duration changes at age 7. Researchers say the concept of heuristics can help to explain differences in time perception in relation to a person's age.
Researchers report people who share political ideologies have similar neural fingerprints when it comes to political words and process new information in similar ways. The study shows how polarization arises at the point where the brain receives and processes new information.
SNRI antidepressants appear to be effective in the treatment of a range of pain conditions including neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, and postoperative pain. Tricyclic antidepressants may not be effective in the treatment of pain.
Using data from Twitter, researchers were able to determine specific events and locations within cities that were associated with different emotions. Train stations and transportation sites were associated with less joy and more disgust, while hotels and restaurants were linked to a greater expression of joy.
Loneliness and a lack of social support contribute to a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. The findings add to the growing body of evidence linking social isolation to Alzheimer's disease.
High consumption of ultra-processed foods, including soda, chips, and some white bread products, was associated with an increased risk of developing and dying from certain kinds of cancer, including brain cancer.
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Physical activity improves sleep quality, especially for women, a new study reports.
Beta-blockers, a class of drugs commonly used to treat hypertension and cardiovascular disorders, appear to reduce aggressive and violent behaviors, and can reduce suicidal behaviors.